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    Beef Tenderloin Au Poivre (Incredible Sauce)

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    Jamie's Kitchen's Note:

    This recipe was adapted from Saveur magazine though it was actually Entocotes au Poivre Vert (Strip Steaks with Green Peppercorn Sauce.) The sauce is what this recipe is all about the silky rich taste of this sauce is incredibly fabulous.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 500°F.
    2. 2
      Pour and rub lemon juice all over the tenderloin.
    3. 3
      Season the tenderloin with the tbsp of sea salt and tsp of course black peppercorns.
    4. 4
      Place in oven for about 20 minutes or until internal temp is 135°F (note the temp should raise a bit still while the meat is resting to reach the temp of 145°F for med rare).
    5. 5
      Rest meat for about 10 minutes before cutting.
    6. 6
      For the sauce put the butter in a saucepot over medium heat. Add shallots stirring until fragrant about 30 seconds.
    7. 7
      Add the ruby port and bring to a boil and cook mixture until it is reduced by half. About 5 to 6 minutes.
    8. 8
      Add beef stock and boil until syrupy. about 10-12 minutes.
    9. 9
      Remove pot from heat, whisk in heavy cream.
    10. 10
      Return to medium heat, boil gently until thickened about 6-8 minutes.
    11. 11
      Stir in the rinsed and coarsely chopped black pepper and the white wine vinegar.
    12. 12
      Salt to taste.
    13. 13
      Thicken with corn starch slurry until you can lightly coat back of spoon.
    14. 14
      Slice tenderloin and pour sauce over according to how you want to serve.
    15. 15
      Enjoy.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 26, 2009

      There is something totally wrong with this recipe. The sauce never really thickened, it was way too sweet with so much port. I wasted a $20.00 bottle of good port and my guests had to eat the beef tenderloin with no sauce at all.

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    • on April 18, 2009

      55

      This is very tasty. The next time I make this I will cut the sauce in 1/2 and add a little thickener, such as cornstarch mixed with a little cold water. Thanks, Jamie's Kitchen! Made for PAC Spring '09.

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    Nutritional Facts for Beef Tenderloin Au Poivre (Incredible Sauce)

    Serving Size: 1 (408 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 936.9
     
    Calories from Fat 573
    61%
    Total Fat 63.6 g
    97%
    Saturated Fat 31.6 g
    158%
    Cholesterol 251.9 mg
    83%
    Sodium 820.7 mg
    34%
    Total Carbohydrate 19.7 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 7.0 g
    28%
    Protein 46.2 g
    92%

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    white wine vinegar

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